Local Attractions Near Buena Vista, Colorado
Trip Recommender

Find Your Perfect Adventure

Local Attractions near Buena Vista

Buena Vista nestled among the Collegiate Mountain Range is a hidden gem in Colorado. This scenic town has so much to offer families, travelers, and anyone lucky enough to stumble upon this glorious place. Whether you are an experienced outdoorsman or novice, you’ll find so much to explore with the endless opportunities “BV” has to offer. Here is a list of some location attractions Buena Vista has to offer:

Rafting and Ziplining
You’ll find an experience of a lifetime flying through the mountain side ziplining course or relishing in the wonderful whitewater rafting. Known as a whitewater hotbed, rafting in the newly christened Brown’s Canyon National Monument is truly something you’ll never forget. The views, the challenge and the friendliness of the locals will win you over. Contact AVA Rafting to get all the details on this once in a lifetime chance to experience the rockies in it’s fullest.


Cottonwood Lake
If you’ve been pushing yourself to the limit, it’s time to relax and just breath in the crisp mountain air. Cottonwood Lake has stunning views and great fishing. Say hello to the blue jays flying around enjoying the lake. With a campground and scenic picnic options all around the lake, you will always feel alone at Cottonwood lake, with small crowds and wide open spaces.

Elk Mountain Ranch
So, you want to be a cowboy or cowgirl? Now’s your chance to fulfill that childhood memory of counting fences as you ride through the Rockies on a horse with no name. Elk Mountain has received many accolades for it’s excellent service and passionate ranch owners. Get ready to trek through mountain meadows, stunning aspen trees, all with breathtaking views of the snow capped Rocky Mountains. So saddle up partner and get ready for a true western experience as you officially become a cowboy and cowgirl! Yeehaw!

Deerhammer Distilling Company
At the Deerhammer Distillery, be prepared to learn more about bourbon and gin than you know what to do with! The knowledgeable staff will enlighten you as you sample the spirits and warm the soul with some local drinks. It’s great location is also nearby some great eateries and live music. Dont miss out on this unique opportunity to learn and enjoy about this local craft, and top off your Buena Vista experience.

So much to do in this great Colorado town, experience it all and plan a lot of time to explore. We can promise it will be a different and rewarding experience everytime. Have a drink, saddle up, get your wetsuit on, or just kick back. Buena Vista has a ton to offer so get outside and enjoy, ASAP!